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Aug 06, 2017

Society hears about life in rural SE Texas

Houston Chronicle

Wes Williamson was the guest speaker at the July 31st meeting of the Dayton Historical Society where he talked about and shared writings of his great-grandfather Rufus Elmer Williamson.

Jul 02, 2017

Harris, Sterling share patriarchs' history in Dayton

Houston Chronicle

Larry Harris and Jim Sterling were the guest speakers at the June meeting of the Dayton Historical Society.

May 25, 2017

Toys donated to Old School Museum


Lura Spenser Mire is shown with the doll and buggy that were her Christmas presents in 1929 when she was five years old. ... were recently donated to the Old School Museum in Dayton where they are on display.

Mar 05, 2017

Dayton Historical Society gets details about Sports Hall of Fame

Dayton News

The Dayton ISD Sports Hall of Fame was the topic of a Feb. 27 meeting of the Dayton Historical Society. Making the presentation were Alan Conner, Dr. Jessica Johnson, Larry Wadzeck and Lester Ray Wisegerber.

Nov 18, 2016

Dayton museums welcome school administrators

Houston Chronicle

Dayton ISD Administrators Academy visited Dayton museums on Nov. 16. The group included Leah Miller, Melinda Crawford, Suzanne Soto, Nellie Tinkle, Jessica Ott, Jennifer McCracken and Jeff Nations.

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